Mundakopanishad : Chapter-2, Section-1, Mantram-5. { Sequence of Creation from the Imperishable }



Mundakopanishad :

Chapter-2.

Section-1.

Mantram-5. { Sequence  of  Creation  from  the  Imperishable }


"Tasmad-agnih  samidho  yasya  suryah

somat  parjanya  osadhayah  prthivyam,

puman  retah  sincati  yositayam

vahvih  prajah  purusat  samprasutah."


[tasmat  =  from  Him;

agnih  =the  sky  ( which  is  the  First  fire );

samidhah  =  fuel;

yasya  =  whose;

suryah  =  the  Sun;

somat  =  from  the  moon;

parjanyah  =  the  rain  clouds  ( Second fire )

osadhayah  =  the  herbs;

prthivyam  =  on  the  earth  ( the  Third  fire );

puman  =  the  man  (  the  Fourth  fire );

retah  =  semen;

sincati  =  casts,  sheds;

yositayam  =  into  the  woman  ( the Fifth  fire );

{evam  kramena  =   by  this  process };

vahvih  =  many;

prajah  =  living  beings;

purusat  =  from  the  purusha ( From Him/Brahmam );

samprasutah  =  are  ( born ) produced.]


"From  Him  are  produced  the  Sky  (  which  is  the  first  fire )  whose  fuel  is  the  Sun;  from  the  moon,  the  rain  clouds  ( the  second  fire );  from  the  clouds,  the  herbs  that  grow  on  the  earth  ( the  third  fire );  from  these  ( herbs  eaten );  the  man  ( the  fourth  fire );  who  sheds  his  seeds  into  the  woman  ( the  fifth  fire )."

"In  this  manner  many  living  beings  are  born  from  the  Purushan  ( Him / Lord / Paramatma / Brahmam ),  the  all-pervading  BEING."

Next : Discussion-1. "It  is  such  Mantram  that  confuse  and  cofound  ordinary  reader........we  need  a  guide ( Guru )..."

To be continued  ....






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